Ghorepani-Poonhill-Ghandruk Trek Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival in KathmanduUpon your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed with greetings by a representative from Marvel Adventure. You will be then transferred to the hotel where you can take rest. We will then meet you at our office for the pre-trip discussion.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing TourAn early breakfast in the hotel is followed by a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the historical and cultural city. A brief visit of Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square are included in this day tour. Exploration of these UNESCO World Heritage Sites will help you to witness a blend of diverse religion and cultures in the people as well as art and architecture of the temples and palaces.
Day 03 Drive to PokharaWe take a wonderful scenic drive of around 6 hours to Pokhara as we cruise through colorful rural settings along the bank of Trishuli River. On reaching Pokhara, you can explore the beautiful lakes and enjoy the magnificent sceneries all around. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04 Drive to Nayapul and Trek to HileAfter taking breakfast early in the morning, we take an hour long drive to Nayapul from where our trek begins. From there we walk for around 3 hours enjoying the beautiful scenery and the nature, listening to the flowing streams and rivers until we reach Hile, a beautiful village. Overnight at lodge in Hile.
Day 05 Trek to GhorepaniThe day starts early with passing through Tikhedhunga. On the way we cross several water streams and ascend the stone staircases as we reach the village of Ulleri. The stunning mountain views of Himchuli, Annapurna and Machhapuchhre welcomes you at this beautiful village. Continuing the walk through rhododendron and oak forests, we reach to Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge in Ghorepani.
Day 06 Hike to Poonhill and Trek to TadapaniThis is going to be one of those days of the trip, you will enjoy the most. We begin our ascend to Poon Hill very early in the morning to catch the glorious sunrise over the whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This vantage point has a huge recognition among the visitors as a photographer's paradise for its spectacular sunrise view and the natural beauty of highest order. After relishing some glorious moments in this heavenly place, we return back to Ghorepani for the breakfast. Then we continue our trek all the way to Tadapani through the bamboo and pine forests. The walk would be of around 5 to 6 hours full of fun and joy. Overnight at lodge in Tadapani.
Day 07 Trek to Ghandruk villageOn the 7th day of the trip, we continue our trek to Ghandruk. A walk of 2-3 hours through beautiful forests and streams will take us to Ghandruk, the historic village. The Gurkhas, popular all over the world for their bravery are the inhabitants of this beautiful village. This village surrounded by Annapurna and Machchhapuchhre has one of the largest Gurung settlements in the country. The warm hospitality of the locals along with an acquaintance into their culture and traditions is the major highlight of the day. You can also visit the ancient Gurung Museum over there which indeed will lay more insights into the highly enriched culture and traditions. Overnight at lodge in Ghandruk.
Day 08 Trek down to Nayapul and Drive to PokharaAfter enjoying a glorious day in Ghandruk, we trek all the way down to Nayapul enjoying the beautiful landscapes and scenery. The trek ends in Nayapul before we take a drive back to Pokhara. On reaching Pokhara, you can either rest or visit the beautiful city of lakes. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 09 Drive back to KathmanduAfter an early breakfast, we take a drive back to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you can roam around this vibrant city and buy gifts and souvenirs to take back home. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10 Final DepartureOn the last day of the trip, a representative from Marvel Adventure will drop you to the airport for your final departure back home. You will be returning with lots of joy and wonderful memories. Goodbye and farewell from the nation of Himalayas.